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GM Ignition Switch Controversy Comes To Capitol Hill

General Motors CEO Mary T. Barra testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday, speaking before a House panel that is investigating how the company handled problems with its vehicles' ignition switch.
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American-Made, Haven-Kept? Congress Looks At Caterpillar's Tax Returns

Caterpillar executives are on Capitol Hill answering questions about the company's tax returns. Caterpillar is accused of shifting money abroad to avoid billions in taxes.
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Conservative Media Watchdog: Univision, Telemundo Favor Liberals

The Media Research Center says its survey shows that news stories on the nation's Spanish-language television networks are dominated by partisans on the left — and conservatives should be concerned.
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On A 'Rigged' Wall Street, Milliseconds Make All The Difference

"The stock market is rigged," Michael Lewis says. In his new book Flash Boys, he describes how computerized transactions known as high-frequency trading are creating an uneven playing field.
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GM CEO Barra Is Grilled Over Handling Of Ignition Switch Defect

Hinting at lawmakers' frustration and the grilling that awaited GM CEO Mary Barra, the event is titled, "The GM Ignition Switch Recall: Why Did It Take So Long?"
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Rearview Cameras To Be Mandatory In New Vehicles By 2018

The Transportation Department says the cameras will be required in all vehicles under 10,000 pounds.
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Calvin and Zatera Spencer Have Midas Touch

The Virginia couple has won the lottery three times in less than a month. They won a couple million dollar prizes and $50,000.
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Why Burning Wood To Stay Warm Is Back In Vogue

It's partly because of the rising price of heating oil, but partly the desire for home energy independence. Either way, wood stove retailers and cut wood sellers are rejoicing.
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It's Illegal But People Get Fired For Talking About Their Pay

Women's groups say female workers can't know if they're being discriminated against if they don't know what others are paid. A bill would ban companies from retaliating if employees discussed pay.
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Big Thinkers Discuss How To Prevent Next Financial Crisis

Bankers, regulators and politicians met in Boston to discuss the future of the financial system. At issue: Why did regulators fail to prevent the crisis that pushed the country into recession?

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